The association inauguration of department of chemistry was held on 14/01/2020 at 10.30 am in the seminar hall. Prof. Indu G, Associate professor welcomed the gathering. Prof. M.B Sasidharan, Principal, Al-Ameen College presided over the function. Dr. Sumesh. K. Raman Research associate, Oxford University inaugurated the function. He is a prominent alumnus of our department. He delivered a talk on the topic of “Making Plastic from Co2 and other Renewable Resources”. The speaker elaborated various aspects regarding making polymers from Co2 & other biodegradable materials and also their wide applications in the present scenario.
In the session, he explained different types of polymerization techniques, like condensation polymerization, copolymerization, ring opening etc. The conversion of biomaterials likes corn, sugar cane into biodegradable, eco friendly polymers, can be used in our daily life. Also trapping of Co2 and the utilization of this for making polymers were also explained. The entire session was a new knowledge for the students. He concluded the gathering by talking about Reduce, Reuse and Recycling of plastics. The seminar was interactive and the speaker answered many queries raised by the students and the students were enlightened by the programme. Jafar.K.A from 3rd BSc. Petrochemicals proposed the vote of thanks.